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Faculty Research News

Professor Bob McMurray named as AAAS fellow for 2023

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Professor Bob McMurray was one of four faculty members to be named 2023 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general-scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

Professor Michelle Voss featured in New York Times

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Michelle Voss, Associate Professor and Ronnie Ketchel Faculty Fellow was recently featured in the The New York Times' article "How Exercise Strengthens Your Brain".

CLAS psychology professor retires after 50 years of research at Iowa

Friday, February 9, 2024
Alan Kim Johnson, a faculty member in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, retired in December after 50 years at the University of Iowa. Johnson also held appointments in two other departments.

Former Graduate Student Awarded APA Dissertation Award

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Former graduate student, Ellen O'Donoghue, PhD, was recently awarded the APA Division 25 SEAB Dissertation Award in Basic Research for her dissertation "A Comparative Investigation into the Mechanisms that Support Multidimensional Categorization.”
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Department Chair Mark Blumberg named 2023 UI Distinguished Chair

Monday, June 26, 2023
Mark Blumberg, F. Wendell Mill Professor and chair in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, has been named as a recipient of the 2023 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair.
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Jodie Plumert appointed Russell B. Day and Florence D. Day Chair

Monday, June 26, 2023
Professor Jodie Plumert, and Starch Faculty fellow in the University of Iowa’s Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, has been appointed as the Russell B. Day and Florence D. Day Chair in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Professors Radley and LaLumiere awarded a five-year $2.3 million grant from NIMH

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Congratulations to Professors Jason Radley and Ryan LaLumiere, who were recently awarded a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
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LaLumiere named 2022-2023 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Professor Ryan LaLumiere was recently awarded the 2022-2023 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award.
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Professor Ryan LaLumiere named 2023-2025 CLAS Collegiate Scholar

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Professor Ryan LaLumiere was recently named a 2023-2025 Collegiate Scholar in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The award is for two consecutive fiscal years and includes a one-time $2000 discretionary fund that can be used for professional reasons that are within University restrictions.